The plan's investment adviser is also named as a defendant, accused of helping select and retain high-cost, poorly performing funds.
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The lawsuit almost completely mirrors allegations in complaints recently filed by the same law firm.
Among other things, the plaintiff alleged fiduciaries of the plan were imprudent in their consideration of participants’ varying interests and needs in the plan’s allocation structure and investment choices.
“Although the unfortunate reality is that volatility like this may be here to stay until the coronavirus runs its course, experience has proven time and time again that cool heads typically prevail,” analysts say.
From an operating perspective, plans can use private investments in a multi-asset class investment vehicle.
M&T Bank or its insurers will also pay a gross settlement amount of $20,850,000 into a common fund for the benefit of class members.
The research paper not only illustrates potential return characteristics and diversification benefits, but also offers allocation strategies to guide investment decision making.
Broadridge Financial acquires portfolio management solutions provider; Putnam offers new SMAs and model portfolios; Pacific Global adds ETFs to complement flagship fund; and more.
On their third try, participants in CenturyLink's 401(k) plan get a recommendation that one claim move forward.
The lawsuit points out Goldman Sachs offered lower-cost investment vehicles to institutional clients that it did not use in its own 401(k) plan.
The lawsuit accused Allina Health System defendants of allowing one provider free-reign to add funds to Allina's 403(b) and 401(k) plans, and of failing to monitor investment service providers.
After ruling on motions about the reliability of certain expert testimony, an expansive decision issued in an ERISA lawsuit filed against SunTrust Bank dismisses some claims but allows others to proceed.
The proposed class action lawsuit alleges plan fiduciaries allowed the plan’s recordkeepers and its investment adviser and/or trustee to receive excessive and unreasonable compensation.
August brought six above-normal trading days, the highest monthly total since a previous bout of equity market volatility in December 2018.
Investment experts remind retirement investors that international investments can help to diversify a portfolio
Participants who mix target-date funds (TDFs) with other investments appear to be more sophisticated, but "it can diminish (or eliminate) the target-date fund’s potential benefit,” says David Blanchett, head of Retirement Research at Morningstar Investment Management LLC.
The lawsuit accuses the retirement plan committee of CHS/Community Health Systems, Inc. Retirement Savings Plan and Principal defendants of imprudent management of the plan and its investments.
This should be a focus when looking at target-date funds (TDFs) often used as the default investment in employer-sponsored defined contribution (DC) plans.
Among other things, a federal judge found Transamerica Asset Management’s substitution of its sub-advisers is not a concrete, obvious explanation for the poor performance of the challenged funds.